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Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Frocktober: Kimonos, Blue Dresses, Balenciaga Sorbet Pink City Bag and Monthly Purchases

First, what I bought in October. As I am doing Frocktober and wearing only dresses, I didn't buy any new clothes. I did buy a few accessories though! Using some store credit at Rebecca Minkoff, and taking advantage of the Shopbop sale in October. As the parcels arrived separately, about a week apart, I've got 2 'what I bought' videos instead of just the one!

What I bought from Shopbop:


What I bought from Rebecca Minkoff:




Some impulse buys in there, and two things (the bag and wallet) I'd been thinking about getting for a while. It was good to start doing some early Christmas shopping too!


Now, more Frocktober outfits! Two blue dresses this time. I'm challenging myself to wear a different dress each day in October as I take part in the Frocktober fundraiser for Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation.

What I wore:

Away From Blue | Shein lace kimono jeanswest chambray shift dress ankle boots pink Bal city spring OOTD

Away From The Blue | Balenciaga 2010 pink sorbet city classic RH bag
Jacket: Shein cream lace kimono (C/O)
Necklace: Chanel necklace
DressJeanswest Rachel Lyocell chambray dress (C/O)
ShoesAsos airtime leather Chelsea boots in tan
Bracelets: the usual plus Edenborough Evans 'Ivy' silver cuff and enamel coated Marc By Marc Jacobs Katie bracelet
BagBalenciaga RH classic city in 2010 sorbet

Why I wore it:

Shein were kind enough to let me pick something from their large range to try out, and I chose this lovely lace kimono. I think it would look great with jeans or shorts, and that's how I had pictured it. Of course, I can only wear dresses in October, so I tried the next best thing and wore it with this chambray dress. I actually quite liked the combination!

I gushed a lot about this dress when I first got it, and yet it hasn't been worn too frequently...it's not that I've fallen out of love with it, it's that I felt it was tricky to hide the baby bump in it! The dress is from the regular line, not the maternity line, but it still fits the bump nicely so hopefully I can squeeze in a few more wears before my belly outgrows it entirely.


Last worn: Ray-Ban Wayfarerschambray dress, Asos Chelsea ankle boots, Balenciaga sorbet city bag. First time I've worn the kimono as it's a recent wardrobe addition.

Other ways to wearchambray dress and a puple cardi, ankle boots in the office, Balenciaga sorbet city bag with a maxi dress and baby bump.


More cute kimonos under $50:




Some crochet/lace ones for warmer days and cosier knitted ones for cooler days.



What I wore:

Away From Blue | Colourful spring outfit second trimester teal pasiley maxi dress purple cardi pink bag

Away From Blue | Colourful bag and outfit Balenciaga RH classic city in 2010 sorbet pink teal maxi dress
JacketJeanswest Peggie kimono cardigan in purple mulberry marle
Necklace: rectangle pendant necklace
Dress: thrifted JayJays teal paisley print maxi dress
ShoesIkwetta 'Circles of life' sandals (C/O)
BagBalenciaga RH classic city in 2010 sorbet

Why I wore it:

Another blue dress! Well, teal, but close enough. I had been looking forward to wearing this dress as part of the challenge so much, I thought it would look great with the bump. And it does, but it was also very tight! I don't think I could have waited any longer to wear this. It's a lovely dress but doesn't have much stretch, so I won't be wearing this beautiful piece again until after baby's arrival sadly!

I figured I'd add a colourful cardigan to this for warmth in the morning, as I already had the colourful bag and shoes with it. There's purple in the print so the purple kimono cardi seemed like a great idea. I adored this outfit. Was perfect for spending the morning at playgroup with toddler T, and sharing our baby news with all the ladies we hadn't caught up with over the playgroup break.


Last worn: Ray-Ban Wayfarers (above), purple kimono cardi, teal printed maxi dress, Ikwetta sandals, Balenciaga sorbet city (above).

Other ways to wear: purple kimono cardi layered up for a cold day, teal printed maxi dress in winter, Ikwetta sandals with stripesBalenciaga sorbet city bag with monochrome outfits.


An update on my Frocktober progress:
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Monday, 26 October 2015

Frocktober: Balenciaga Bags and SAHM Casual Daytime and Evening Printed Dresses

Continuing on with the Frocktober outfits. I'm doing a #31Days31DifferentDresses challenge and wearing a different dress every day in October to raise funds for Ovarian Cancer Research.

Every donation helps! Thank you to everyone who is donating to this great cause.

What I wore:

Away From The Blue | Second Trimester Striped tee dress scarf beanie ankle boots Bal part time

Away From The Blue Blog | Balenciaga part time in black 2010 with SGH
Hat: white knitted beanie 
ScarfAlexander McQueen modal skull scarf in white/pink
DressAtmos&Here navy stripe tee dress
ShoesAsos airtime leather Chelsea boots in tan
Bracelets: the usual plus Edenborough Evans 'Ivy' silver cuff
BagBalenciaga part time in black 2010 with SGH

Why I wore it:

It was a little chilly, so perfect time to wear one of my warmest dresses. And since it was Hat Day too, I was able to meet the #myStyleOctober challenge of 'hattitude' by wearing a cosy beanie. Layered up with a scarf as well as it got quite cold with the wind and rain.

I was so grateful to be wearing this dress, and not just for the extra warmth. The dress has a longer hem in the back that comes in helpful for toddler wrangling. I spent the morning at the accountants getting my tax done, having had to take toddler T along with me. Although he did sit there quietly 'reading' a book most of the time, every now and then he'd try running around. He managed to drop down and crawl under the accountant's desk at one stage!


Last worn: knitted beanie, skull scarf, striped tee dress, Chelsea ankle boots, Balenciaga Part Time bag.

Other ways to wearknitted beanie in the office, pink skull scarf with blue and teal, striped tee dress in winter, Chelsea ankle boots and jeans, Balenciaga Part Time bag and denim.


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What I wore:

Away From The Blue | Snake Print Halter Neck Maxi Dress dressed down for daytime denim jacket balenciaga city

AwayFromTheBlue Blog | Balenciaga RH classic city in 2010 sorbet pink
Jacket: Bubblegum denim jacket
NecklaceTai gold alphabet necklace
DressJeanswest grey snake print maxi dress
Shoes: Ikwetta 'Circles of life' sandals (C/O)
Bracelets: the usual plus Roie Designs black leather Swarovski beaded wrap bracelet
BagBalenciaga RH classic city in 2010 sorbet

Why I wore it:

We went out for dinner in the evening with hubby's family, so I figured I'd wear one of my 'dressiest' dresses for the occasion. I'm trying to plan out the month so I'm not left with something completely inappropriate to wear near the end! Dinner out seemed like the best time to wear such a formal dress.

We weren't doing much earlier the day though, so I tried to dress this down a little, and settled on the denim jacket and casual bag. I've been wearing my Balenciaga bags a bit lately!

This dress hasn't been worn much - it's been almost 10 months since I last wore it! It's definitely staying in my wardrobe though. I just don't wear it much as I keep it for more formal occasions. I think it's perfectly okay to only wear a floor length formal dress a couple times a year. I expect my 'everyday' wardrobe to get worn a lot more though!


Last week I shared about the Shopbop sale, so I wanted to share with you all what I bought too. I picked up a couple things, after feeling like treating myself as I ended up doing #noSpenderSpetember!


What I bought:



Last worn: Ray-Ban Wayfarer, denim jacket, snake print maxi dress, Ikwetta sandals, Balenciaga sorbet city bag.

Other ways to weardenim jacket and a maxi skirt, snake print maxi dress at 39 weeks pregnantIkwetta sandals and a maxi skirt, pink Balenciaga sorbet city bag in the office.


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Monday, 3 August 2015

Corporate Style: Printed Dresses and Winter Layering

I wore these two dresses from my June buys together a couple of weeks ago, and I wanted to get around to wearing them a second time. I try wear everything I buy twice in a month after buying it, so that when I'm deciding what to keep  I'm keeping things I will actually wear and that I won't just leave unworn in my wardrobe. This time around, as it was a little colder, I layered up the dresses more.


What I wore:

Printed silk shift dress worn as top tucked into pants trench ankle boots pashmina

Marc By Marc Jacobs Classic Q Fran bag with gold hardware in carob brown with burgundy pants
Jacket: Barkins beige trench coat 
ScarfNali feather print pashmina scarf
NecklaceTai gold alphabet necklace
DressJeanswest Sadie silk printed shift dress
PantsJeanswest 'Fiona' skinny leg pant in shiraz
ShoesAsos airtime leather Chelsea boots in tan
BagMarc By Marc Jacobs Classic Q Fran bag with gold hardware in carob brown

Why I wore it:

This outfit was a hit on instagram, and in my bedroom mirror the night before when I was trying to think of something to wear to work. I like wearing dresses as tops, I've done it before a few times, and this seemed like such a good combination with the colours of the dress and the pants. Made it really cosy too!

The only downside to this outfit was that silk wrinkles, a lot. And with all the sitting down and getting up and re-arranging the dress...it never stayed tucked in perfectly. I ended up keeping the pashmina on at work to try hide most of the creases as by the end of the day I looked quite rumpled! I do want to try wearing this dress as a top again, but maybe with a pencil skirt layered over it so that I don't have to try and tuck it in perfectly each time.

Since it's the second time I've worn this dress, my purchase review:
I am so glad I bought this. It's a beautiful piece, although I am restricted a little with how I wear it and it will be work-only for a while as silk isn't the best material for a day at home with baby! This was an impulse buy, I certainly didn't need another dress, but I do like being able to add some different fabrics to my wardrobe and I have written many times about my love for printed dresses. It's a winner.


Last worn: camel trench coat, feather print pashmina, silk shift dress, burgundy skinny pants, tan ankle boots, Marc by Marc Jacobs Fran bag.

Other ways to wearcamel trench coat with a printed dress, pashmina with a polka dot dress, silk shift dress and tights, burgundy and orange, ankle boots with a maxi skirt, Marc by Marc Jacobs Fran bag with a maxi skirt.






More printed dresses for the office, under $50:






What I wore:

Target Danni Minogue Petites printed wrap dress with blue layered tee office wear

JORD fieldcrest wood watch Balenciaga RH classic city in 2010 sorbet
Dress: Target Dannii Minogue Petites printed wrap dress
Tee: Valleygirl blue 3/4 sleeve tee
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs two tone flats in blush and black
Bracelets: the usual plus JORD black Fieldcrest wood watch (C/O)
BagBalenciaga RH classic city in 2010 sorbet

Why I wore it:

Last time I wore this dress, I spoke about how happy I was with the fit, but it was all hidden under the winter layers! I braved the cold without the scarf and trench to take a clearer picture, and to show off the layering tee I added. I didn't need the tee for modesty, I think it's quite a high neckline even though it's a wrap dress. I just thought the colours would go well together and it helped keep me that little bit warmer in the office.

As it's also the second time I've worn this, another purchase review:
I really like this dress! I'm glad I bought it (although I can't say I was pleased coming across it reduced even further recently!). I don't have many petite items, mainly Jeanswest and Asos, so it's nice to find another petite brand which does great work wear. I wish I had waited a little longer to buy it until after the final reductions, but I know I wouldn't have wanted to miss out on it.


Last worn: blue layering tee, geometric print faux wrap dress, Marc by Marc Jacobs flats, Balenciaga sorbet city bag.

Other ways to wearblue layering tee on it's own, printed dress with turquoise scarf, two tone flats with a maxi dressBalenciaga city bag and a baby bump.




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Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Corporate Style: Zara Jersey Blazer and Pencil Skirts with Printed Tops

Another two outfits showing what I wore to work. Black pencil skirts, printed tops and a blazer is a great office wear formula.  Each outfit had a little twist though to make it just a bit different from the normal.

It is just starting to get a little chilly in the mornings, so I needed a jacket. I eneded up wearing my Zara jersey blazer both days! I am feeling completely justified in buying another version of this in a different colour when it popped up on ebay in my size!

What I wore:

Away From Blue printed tee dress worn as top for office wear pencil skirt on top with blazer

Away From Blue blog gold bracelet stack Louis Vuitton Damier Ebene 30 speedy bandouliere
Jacket: thrifted Zara black blazer
Dress: Atmos & Here Willow printed tee dress
SkirtJeanswest black ponte pencil skirt
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs metallic mouse flats
Bracelets: the usual plus beaded neon and gold and black and gold bracelet set
BagLouis Vuitton Damier Ebene 30 speedy bandouliere (with Coach feather bag charm)

Why I wore it:

Again, this was a double style challenge outfit. I knew exactly what I wanted to do for the 'classic with a twist' prompt for fox pack style dare, although it took a little bit of thinking for the posh lady indigo 'metallica' idea. I was going to go with a sparkly statement necklace, but figured it would be too busy with the printed top, so when with gold accessories instead.

If you've been reading my blog for a while you might recognise the print of the top. It's not actually a top, it's that tee dress I wore over and over when I first bought it. I've worn pencil skirts over dresses before, and I've worn this dress as a tee with a skirt over it casually too. It's a wonderful way for me to get some more wear out of a dress, especially one I love as much as this. I really liked this outfit, probably because it let me wear one of my favourite casual dresses to the office!


Last worn: Zara blazer, Atmos&Here botanic print dress, black pencil skirtmetallic mouse flats, LV speedy bandouliere.

Other ways to wear: jersey blazer with a dress, tee dress with Converse, pencil skirt with a tiny second trimester baby bumpmouse flats and a maxi skirt, speedy bandouliere with denim shorts.









What I wore:

LV bandeau as head scarf in office wear striped tank blazer pencil skirt heels bal city

Balenciaga classic RH sorbet city bag 2010 pink officewear
Jacket: thrifted Zara black blazer
Headscarf: Louis Vuitton "comete" bandeau scarf
NecklaceTai gold alphabet necklace
TankJeanswest 'Hannah' print tank in paradise pink multi
SkirtJeanswest zip detail ponte pencil skirt
Shoes: Wittner 'Bloomy' black heels
Bracelets: the usual plus JORD black Fieldcrest wood watch (C/O)
BagBalenciaga RH classic city in 2010 sorbet

Why I wore it:

Just realised I haven't worn this bag in over a year! When I last wore it, I was in the third trimester!

This was also a double style challenge outfit. It also took forever to come together, despite how simple it is. printed top, pencil skirt, blazer and heels for the office, easy! But I had a heard time deciding on the right top and jacket for this look, as I'd added in the headscarf for the 'mad hatters' theme for posh lady indigo style challenge. I don't have a hat I could wear to the office, just my big sunhat for the beach, so I picked the scarf instead. Because the scarf has a colourful print I couldn't pick a nice top that worked with it. I spent about half an hour the night before - and ended up getting rid of a few tops as I had a try on session through my wardrobe - before I settled on this brushstroke stripe tank. When I wore it the next day I wasn't sure if I should use the headscarf as I had planned for the 'this has a story' prompt for the fox pack style dare challenge, or the fact that the outfit took so long to put together!

I got to work not feeling the best in this outfit. I thought it looked okay, but nothing special. I much preferred the previous outfit (above). But everyone at work loved this. I kept getting compliments all day on it! I had people telling me I looked great, asking me where I got the scarf, that I should wear the scarf more often...one of the most stylish ladies in the office asked if I had bought the top and scarf together as they looked like a set! My friends and I will often compliment each other's outfit choices, but I'm not so used to the input from others. I also had the fun of explaining what an instagram style challenge was to one of my male colleagues, who now asks me each time he seems me what theme I'm dressing for.

It was really nice and unexpected. I ended up feeling a lot more confident than I had that morning when I walked out the door! Reminded me of how just taking a few seconds to give someone a sincere compliment can make their day. I've always been a big believer in 'if you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all' like my mum taught me. It's only recently I've realised that I should be making more of an effort to be vocal with my appreciation when there are nice things I could say! Random acts of kindness don't need to be big things, try giving someone an honest compliment to make them smile. :)


Last worn: Louis Vuitton bandeau, black Zara blazer (above), brushstroke stripe tank, pencil skirt, ankle strap heelsBalenciaga sorbet city bag.

Other ways to wear: LV bandeau worn as a belt over a pregnant belly, blazer with jeans and a tee, brushtroke stripe tank and denim, ankle strap heels in winterBalenciaga city with a maxi dress.





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Thursday, 24 April 2014

Balenciaga Sorbet City Bag. Soon Maternity Wrap Dress | Grey Tee, Asos Tartan Pencil Skirt

Here's what I wore on Wednesday:
soon maternity wrap dress third trimester pregnant australian blogger style

sorbet bal city bag
Necklacecustom Cooper charm by Silhoupette layered with Dogeared silver wishbone necklace
Dress: Soon Maternity 'Madeline' grey print wrap dress
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs two tone flats in blush and black
Bracelets: the usual
BagBalenciaga RH classic city in 2010 sorbet


Wednesday was a long day, so wore this dress again to be comfortable. After work, DH and I had our first antenatal class at the hospital. It was really good, answered a lot of questions for us and we got a bit of a tour. So exciting how close we are getting to baby's arrival! I thought about getting changed for the class, but figured the dress would be fine. There were a few people who had come directly from work like ourselves too. I've never been around so many pregnant ladies in one place before, was interesting seeing how everyone dressed for their bumps.


Last worn: Soon Maternity wrap dress, cap toe flats, Balenciaga sorbet city.



Here's what I wore to work today:
grey tee tartan pencil skirt easy third trimester workwear option bright pink bag

away from blue balenciaga 2008 sorbet pink city bag slouchy worn on arm
NecklaceHouse of Harlow 5 station necklace in black and silver
TopAtmos&Here charcoal grey v neck tee
SkirtAsos panelled pencil skirt in tartan check on sale! (materntity version here)
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs studded mouse flats in grey
Bracelets: the usual plus enamel coated Marc By Marc Jacobs Katie bracelet
BagBalenciaga RH classic city in 2010 sorbet


Pink Balenciaga city bag again today! Although it's not Friday, this post will be live on my blog on Friday, so had to have a little bit of pink in support of Renae :) Pink accessories seemed like a good choice, and it means I didn't have to change my bag.

Just a simple pencil skirt and tee outfit again. I really wish I'd bought more colours or even a backup of this tee when it was still made - it really is the perfect tee! It's even able to handle the second trimester and third trimester baby bumps and still look good!


Don't forget I'm selling some items on ebay as part of my wardrobe clear out. A mix of clothes (regular and maternity), accessories and even handbags too. Everything ships internationally :)


Last worn: Atmos&Here grey tee, Asos tartan pencil skirtstudded mouse flats, Balenciaga sorbet city (see above).


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Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Black, White and Grey With Bright Balenciaga Bags - Maxi Dress, Tee and Pencil Skirt

Here's what I wore for Easter Monday:
Third Trimester 34 week pregnant easy black white maxi dress bright yellow clutch

balenciaga mangue mango yellow envelope clutch gold hardware
SunglassesRayban new Wayfarers
Necklacecustom Cooper charm by Silhoupette
DressPearl black and white jersey maxi dress
Shoesblack slim Havaianas thongs
Bracelets: the usual plus gifted gold bangle set
BagBalenciaga envelope clutch in 2012 mangue with giant 12 RGGH


We had a birthday/Easter lunch at the in-laws on Monday. A maxi dress seemed like a nice choice, especially with the heat! Thought that the bright clutch was a nice addition to balance out the black and white of the dress.
I have some more colourful maxi dresses that I could have worn, but not all of my non-maternity maxi dresses fit in the third trimester. Part of the reason why I bought another one on Saturday ;)


Last worn: Ray-Ban Wayfarers, printed maxi dress, Havaianas, Balenciaga envelope clutch.



Here's what I wore to work today:
away from blue pregnant australian blogger third trimester workwear business casual

balenciaga pink sorbet city bag worn on arm
Necklace: old pink beaded necklace
Top: Kmart light grey round neck tee
SkirtAsos graphic print pencil skirt - on sale! (maternity version here)
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs studded mouse flats in grey
Bracelets: the usual
BagBalenciaga RH classic city in 2010 sorbet


Back to work today! A short 3 day working week due to the public holidays. A lot of people took the 3 days off to make a long Easter break, but hubby and I are saving our leave for baby's arrival. Just a simple pencil skirt and tee combination to be comfortable. Very similar combination to the last time I wore this tee! I've said it before, but the relaxed 'business casual' environment at work has made it easy for pregnancy dressing. It's good I can still wear tees and pencil skirts, even if the tees are being stretched to the limits at the moment!

I took the time last week to list some items on ebay in an attempt to make more space at home after my wardrobe clearout - checkout my auctions. Selling a mix of clothes and even handbags too. Everything ships internationally :)


Last worn: Atmos&Here grey tee, Kmart grey tee, Asos maternity pencil skirtstudded mouse flats, Balenciaga sorbet city.

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Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Sales! Balenciaga Sapphire Purple City Bag, Maxi Skirt, Maternity Wrap Dress.

Here's what I wore to work from home on Tuesday:
away from blue casual stripe tank purple scarf print mixing grey maxi skirt

balenciaga sapphire city handbag
Scarf: Sportsgirl animal scarf in Violet
NecklaceHouse of Harlow sunburst necklace in silver and grey
Top: Jeanswest 'Josie' striped back strap tank (new purchase)
SkirtTarget grey marle maxi skirt
Shoesblack slim Havaianas thongs
Bracelets: the usual
BagBalenciaga purple RH city in 2008 sapphire


Nice casual comfortable outfit to work from home and attend a doctor's appointment on Tuesday. This stripe tank is one of the bargains I picked up in the last 40% off Jeanswest sale. They have another sale on at the moment too...and I bought more things... I can't resist the sales, I should subscribe from the emails! The scarf was a good addition for a bit of print mixing and to keep me warm as it was a little chilly in the morning.


Last worn: purple leopard print scarfgrey maxi skirt, Havaianas, Balenciaga sapphire city. first time I've worn the tank as it's a recent purchase.



Here's what I wore to work today:
alexander mcqueen scarf soon maternity grey print wrap dress third triemster

away from blue purple sapphire balenciaga city bag
Scarf: Alexander McQueen magenta skull scarf in roses print (new purchase)
Necklace: gift from DH
Dress: Soon Maternity 'Madeline' grey print wrap dress
Shoes:  Marc by Marc Jacobs two tone flats in blush and black
Bracelets: the usual plus purple Salvatore Ferragamo 'Vara' leather bow bracelet (25% off with code with code 'INTHEFAMILY14')
BagBalenciaga purple RH city in 2008 sapphire


Are you sick of this dress yet? haha! I'm not! I'm planning to wear it every week for the rest of my pregnancy, it's just such a good maternity work wear option. Had a big meeting this afternoon so I felt appropriately dressed.

Added some colour with the shoes, bag and scarf as I don't tend to wear a lot of colour with this dress and wanted to change that. The scarf is a new purchase from Reebonz a while back to use up some more of my credits, bought in anticipation of the weather cooling down! I can't even resist sales when the items are for another season!

And yet more sale talk.... the ShopBop friends and family sale is on now! 25% off everything - including sale items! - with code 'INTHEFAMILY14'



Last worn: Soon Maternity wrap dress, cap toe flats, Balenciaga sapphire city (see above). First time I've worn the scarf as it's a recent purchase.

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Monday, 14 April 2014

Jeanswest Maternity Shorts and Jeans. Striped and Printed Tops, RM Mini MAC, Balenciaga Sapphire City

Here's what I wore to go shopping on Sunday:
Atmos&here stripe tee long sleeve berry white maternity denim shorts

rebecca minkoff silver mini MAC hermes kelly rubis wrap bracelet
Necklace: Chanel necklace
Top: Atmos&Here 3/4 sleeve stripe tee berry white (new purchase)
ShortsJeanswest maternity rolled up shorts
Shoesblack slim Havaianas thongs
Bracelets: the usual plus Hermes Kelly double tour bracelet in rubis
BagRebecca Minkoff metallic silver mini MAC


Weird weather on Sunday! Was rainy and overcast but still quite warm. I ended up wearing a long sleeved tee and shorts combination, which kept me pretty comfortable all day. This striped top is another of the ones I bought in my last Iconic sale order. So perfect - although stripes usually are! We bought the last of our big purchases for baby as well, very exciting :)


Last worn: Jeanswest maternity denim shorts, Havaianas, Rebecca Minkoff metallic mini MAC. First time I've worn the top as it's a recent purchase.



Here's what I wore to work today:
Jeanswest purple tribal print top baby bump third trimester maternity skinny jeans

away from blue balenciaga sapphire purple city bag
NecklaceDogeared silver wishbone necklace
TopJeanswest 'Amelia' tribal print top
JeansJeanswest maternity skinny jeans in black
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs patent leather black mouse flats
Bracelets: the usual plus Hermes pink clic clac
BagBalenciaga purple RH city in 2008 sapphire


Was a little cooler today, so longer sleeves again. Thought this printed top would look nice with the skinny jeans. A lady in the office this morning commented that it was good I could still fit into skinny jeans during my pregnancy, haha! They have a big (adjustable) elasticated waist, and the denim has some stretch to it too. The compliment did me feel a little better for outgrowing my first pair of maternity jeans though! I'm blaming that on the lack of stretch in the fabric, and not all of the chocolate baby seems to have a craving for.....


Last worn: purple printed top, maternity skinny jeanspatent mouse flats, Balenciaga sapphire city.

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Saturday, 12 April 2014

Maxi Dresses and Glitter Belts! Third Trimester Baby Bump Dressing

Here's what I wore for casual Friday:
balenciaga sorbet city studded sandals black french connection jersey maxi dress 3rd trimester pregnancy

Balenciaga sorbet city bag RH
Jacket: no label white drape jacket
NecklaceDogeared 3 Wishes stardust bead necklace
DressFrench Connection Meadow jersey maxi dress in black
Belt: Kmart thin gold glitter belt
ShoesBalenciaga studded sandals in sorbet RGGH
Bracelets: the usual
BagBalenciaga RH classic city in 2010 sorbet


Took advantage of the "casual" aspect of casual Friday and wore a maxi dress to the office! This outfit is actually an idea I'd had for a while, but had saved for the third trimester when I knew I'd be finding it difficult picking what to wear to work. I really like the drape on this jacket, and thought it kept the maxi dress from looking too informal. Got a few compliments, and a few "wow your bump is huge!" comments so I consider it a good outfit, haha.

Can't believe I've only worn this jacket once before on the blog though - definitely should be wearing it more often!


Last worn: black maxi dress, waterfall drape jacket, gold glitter beltstudded Balenciaga sandals, Balenciaga sorbet city.



Here's what I wore today:
Mothers En Vogue Havanna Maxi Dress Third Trimester 32 weeks pregnant aussie blogger

vintage chanel flap bag away from blue blogger
SunglassesRayban new Wayfarers
NecklaceHouse of Harlow Dynamic necklace in gold
DressMEV Havana maxi dress C/O Zibibo
Belt: Kmart thin black glitter belt
ShoesBalenciaga studded sandals in sorbet RGGH
Bracelets: the usual plus silver charm bracelet
BagChanel vintage quilted lambskin flap from Reebonz


Another maxi dress! I think my pregnancy dressing is getting even more theme based than before. If something worked one day, I want to wear something really similar the next! It does make figuring out what to wear easier :)

This is what I wore this evening, for a family birthday dinner. I wore a similar outfit during the day, without the belt and with my Louis Vuitton neverfull. We spent the day with my father in law, and test drove another car. In the evening we went out for dinner with family and friends, then had cake and champagne (of course I skipped the champagne!). Was a really nice way to end the day.


Last worn: Ray-BansMEV Havana maxi dress, Kmart black glitter belt, Balenciaga sandals (see above), vintage Chanel flap bag.

Linking up with Sunday Style today.


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